Monthly Archives: May 2006

links for 2006-05-30

Novel release on podcast site – Britain – Times Online#cid=OTC-RSS&attr=Britain#cid=OTC-RSS&attr=Britain The first podcast-only novel. What will happen next? (tags: books podcasting)

Posted in Daily | Leave a comment

Manhattanhenge D

Manhattanhenge D Originally uploaded by ianqui. A strange and wonderful thing about Manhattan, which happens on May 28 and July something or other. Details to come; for now, enjoy the photo.

Posted in Daily | Leave a comment

links for 2006-05-29

Save These Books! – New York Times Best ouf-ot-print cookbooks. (tags: food cooking books)

Posted in Daily | Leave a comment

links for 2006-05-27

Report Blames Police for Deaths at a ’79 Rally in North Carolina – New York Times For the Greensboro crowd. (tags: NorthCarolina)

Posted in Daily | Leave a comment

links for 2006-05-26

The Traveler’s Lunchbox – Main Recipe sounds fantastic. (tags: food India)

Posted in Daily | Leave a comment

Something to ponder

I learned this amazing factoid at a recent meeting: the average American spends 4 hours each year dealing with the government (renewing a driver’s license, paying taxes, etc.). The average Indian spends 24 DAYS doing the same.

Posted in Daily | Leave a comment

links for 2006-05-25

David Lebovitz on his favorite Paris restaurants (tags: Paris food travel) Writers’ favorite beach reading. (tags: books) U.S. Plan to Lure Nurses May Hurt Poor Nations – New York Times (tags: medicine)

Posted in Daily | Leave a comment

links for 2006-05-24

Boing Boing: Custom treehouses that look like toon houses Now here’s a cool treehouse. (tags: oddities) Boing Boing: Chair made of recycled wine corks I once had a wreath made of wine corks, but this lays that in the shade. … Continue reading

Posted in Daily | Leave a comment

Something I should be doing myself

Link: Guardian Unlimited | The Guardian | Author on slow train to adulation across Siberia.

Posted in Travel | 1 Comment

links for 2006-05-23

Landing on Page 1 With Hardly a Wary Eye – New York Times Annals of “things aren’t as bad as advertised.” Turns out we won’t really be standing up on airplanes. Whew. (tags: corrections travel) Editors’ Note – New York … Continue reading

Posted in Daily | Leave a comment